Sponsors & Exhibitors

Premier Corporate Underwriter & Exhibitor

Sheridan delivers superior magazine and special interest publication printing, binding, co-mailing, and distribution services from its facilities in Hanover, NH and Hanover, PA. Sheridan also excels at delivering ideas today that connect publishers of magazines, journals, books, and catalogs to tomorrow. Our development of publisher-focused solutions such as workflow systems integration, process automation, eCommerce platforms, and digital product development define us as innovative partners who deliver true efficiency.

Corporate Partner & Exhibitor

Bates Creative soon to be Beyond Definition
Bates CreativeBates Creative soon to be Beyond Definition is a brand experience agency in the Washington, D.C. metro that thrives on transforming branding, marketing and digital challenges into memorable experiences. Since our founding in 2003 as a woman-owned agency, we’ve worked with brands of all sizes from across the country and beyond. We elevate them by bringing talent to the table that can’t be automated—creativity, strategy and emotional intelligence. Learn more at

Annual Meeting and EXCEL Awards Design Partner & Exhibitor

TGD develops marketing solutions using human-centric creative strategy methods that include assessments and information audits, to produce informed brands, campaigns, assessments and redesigns, and websites that deliver outstanding results for our clients.

Lanyard Sponsor & Exhibitor

GLC is a marketing communications agency that delivers award-winning strategies and content programs for more than 50 professional associations, companies, and healthcare organizations across the country. We know that a good program starts with a sound strategy and improves only through measurable results. Let us deliver for you.

Printing Partner

Allen Press
Allen Press Allen Press inspires audiences with an innovative blend of printing, marketing, publishing and distribution services crafted with the latest technology. We also serve a unique role in assisting STEM communities share ideas that improve the world. Services include Printing, Direct Mail, Scholarly Publishing, Marketing Services, Association Management and Advertising Sales.

Excel Awards Afterglow Reception Sponsor

Mohanna Sales Representatives   Mohanna
Mohanna Sales Representatives (MSR) is an independent publishers’ representative firm founded in 1979. Over the decades, we have consistently increased non-dues revenue and attracted new advertisers for associations. MSR is always adapting to new developments in media and technology, but our dedication to every account remains the same.

Networking Happy Hour Sponsor

SmithBucklin Content  SmithBucklin Content
SmithBucklin is the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other. SmithBucklin Content partners with trade associations, professional societies, technology user groups, and charitable organizations to craft the right mix of content formats, channels, and approaches to amplify your organization’s voice; engage members, non-members, and sponsors; and achieve your strategic priorities.

Networking Breakfast Sponsor & Exhibitor

MCI delivers a comprehensive suite of innovative, growth-centered solutions for associations centered around engaging audiences, powering brands and delivering results. Whatever your goals– brand awareness, innovation, world-changing impact – MCI will distill and convey your message with creativity, authenticity and authority, and can help turn your content into a revenue driver.

Attendee Bag Sponsor

Imagination   Imagination
Imagination, founded in 1994, has grown from a single-client, custom publisher into a 30+ client content marketing powerhouse with offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C. Imagination excels at creating engaging omnichannel content strategy, marketing, distribution and measurement programs for thought leaders in associations, financial services, b2b, and retail.


BonoTom Studio   BonoTom Studio
BonoTom Studio is an award-winning design studio focusing on association communication and specializing in custom magazine design and production. Our redesigns have helped associations focus their message to their membership, as well as increase revenue through new ad sales.

BPA Worldwide   BPA Worldwide
BPA Worldwide is a leading provider of compliance and assurance services. BPA protects brands from the risks of unsupportable claims, failure to protect customer data, off-brand or dishonest content. BPA has launched the BPA Media Exchange, a private marketplace for online advertising made up of audited B2B members.

CredSpark   CredSpark
CredSpark is an innovative audience engagement platform supported by world-class services in content creation, promotion, development, & AI. We help clients generate actionable audience data by harnessing the power of learning and discovery—amplifying content marketing & engagement, lead generation & qualification, market research, training, interactive advertising, and more.

Cummings Printing   Cummings Printing
Our objective at Cummings Printing has been simple: provide customers with a quality product, delivered on-time and within budget. Quality is an overused cliché at most companies, but at Cummings it is a way of doing business. Cummings has implemented a quality management system that involves every employee.

Ecoprint   Ecoprint
Ecoprint has come a long way since our humble beginnings in 1977, when our shop was a press bolted to the floor of an old school bus. In those days, serving as the print shop for Associations and Non-Profits, mobility was the key. We’ve since settled permanently in Silver Spring Maryland but have never forgotten the importance of placing environmental sustainability above all else..

Fox Associates   Fox Associates
Fox Associates is a leading advertising-sales company. The ad sales world is more challenging than ever. Fox will provide you with more sales, more options and more solutions. We have a team of industry-current sellers with knowledge, contacts and integrated-selling experience in print and digital. Visit us at

Good Printers   Good Printers
Over the past century, Good Printers has established itself as a reputable commercial print and direct mail partner servicing the DC metro. Our focus remains tailoring solutions to our customer's goals, by providing a variety of marketing collateral, and publications at the highest level of service, quality, and personal attention.

GRAPHEK is a multi-service design agency defined by creative excellence delivering powerful brands and exceptional designs that get noticed, stir emotions and leave lasting impressions. We are creative experts in branding, magazines, conferences, infographics, motion graphics, videos, illustrations and websites. Visit booth #25 and see why we are the leading design agency for associations.

GTxcel   GTxcel
GTxcel is a leader in digital and mobile optimized publishing. Once content is created, the GTxcel Turnstyle platform allows it to be published on all size devices from desktop down to phones simply, without taxing valuable publishing resources. The Turnstyle platform also allows for non-dues revenue opportunities through monetization.

Impelsys Inc.   
Impelsys is a leading provider of technology solutions and services for publishers, education providers and enterprises – managing content and learning delivery on their flagship platform iPublishCentral Suite. Impelsys provides content engineering and technology services across digital product development lifecycle, helping clients build new digital products ranging from eBooks to simulations to online courseware.

Ingram   Ingram
Ingram Content Group LLC keeps the world reading by connecting people with content in all forms. Ingram makes global distribution seamless and accessible for publishers, retailers, libraries and educators. With a global network, Ingram’s services include print on demand, digital and physical book distribution and eLearning.

InLoop   InLoop
InLoop is the leading AI-powered content curator and publisher for associations. By utilizing Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning, your association can deliver personalized content to your members while driving engagement through your email newsletter, website and social media.

Interpro Translation Solutions   Interpro
Interpro is a turnkey multilingual solutions provider. We translate documentation, websites, eLearning, video, and software into any foreign language. Interpro also provides event interpretation services. With a global reach and a personal touch, Interpro provides the level of quality, personalized service, and attention to detail to enhance your multilingual communications.

Lester  Lester
Lester, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated marketing services to B2B Media, Associations, and Event Management companies. Lester’s DaaS service - Monitor, Discover, Grow (MDG) – leverages social media to boost B2B marketing performance. MDG increases retention rate by 3-to-5 percent of lapsed members and conference attendees. MDG reduces new audience acquisition cost by 15-to-20 percent.

LSC Communications  LSC Communications
With a rich history of industry experience, innovative solutions and service reliability, LSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD) is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. The company’s traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers around the world. With advanced technology and a consultative approach, LSC’s supply chain solutions meet the needs of each business by getting their content into the right hands as efficiently as possible.

Mount Royal Printing   Mount Royal Printing
Mount Royal Printing has been a leader in the printing industry in the Washington DC/NOVA and Baltimore area for over 70 years. Specializing in UV Offset and Digital printing, we can more than satisfy our client’s needs from beginning to end.

Ovid Bell Press   Ovid Bell Press
The Ovid Bell Press is a magazine printer located in Missouri. |Quantities from 3,000 to 200,000. | Trim sizes around 8.5” X 10.875” | G7 certified web presses. | Full service bindery and mailroom. Enjoy all of these services, our competitive pricing and exemplary customer service.

Pugpig   Pugpig
Pugpig is the publishing platform behind the biggest names in media, from The Economist and Scientific American, to the NRCA, AIP and ACCA. We provide you with everything you need to launch fully hosted publishing and membership websites and mobile apps with no effort at all.

Readex Research   ReadexResearch
For discerning researchers who need to improve the experiences of those who matter most to their business. Readex Research is a custom quantitative research design firm that empowers data-driven companies to translate insights into action unlike self-service research tools that only collect responses. Visit us at:

Royle Printing   Royle Printing
Royle Printing is an independently owned and managed printing company specializing in high quality graphic and distribution services. We've proudly served the needs of publishers, catalogers and corporate partners for 70 years by helping our clients choose the right blend of mediums to execute their marketing strategies.

Specialized Fulfillment Services  Specialized Fulfillment Services
Specialized Fulfillment Services has been serving the complex needs of publishers since 1978. A boutique fulfillment provider, we strive to be your partner, offering excellent customer service, robust web capabilities and real-time processing in a SQL environment with dynamic CRM tools enabling publishers to query and export data with ease.

TV Worldwide TV Worldwide
Founded in 1999, TV Worldwide developed the first network of community-based, Internet TV channels targeting professional sectors and advocacy groups. Known by many as "Intelligent Internet TV," Fortune 500 companies, 37 Federal agencies and International associations utilize TV Worldwide's live webcast and on-demand Internet TV services and solutions in addition to the company’s award-winning production and post-production capabilities.

Walsworth   Walsworth
Ranked the 6th largest magazine manufacturer in North America, Walsworth serves regional, specialty and association publishers. Walsworth also helps clients with their book, catalog, fulfillment and publishing app needs. Our experience working with this wide variety of publishers enables us to help our customers increase reader engagement and grow revenue.


Kantar   Kantar Media
Your visibility in matters. When you promote to the audience of media buyers using Kantar’s media planning platform, you connect with buyers where media decisions are made. SRDS visibility packages give you opportunities to tell your association’s story to media planners and buyers, even in competitive listings.